CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/23/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending February 19th Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada inched up this past week, following a couple of weeks of relatively flat price performance. This week’s up-tick in prices was far better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for the overall market, as well as for Car and Truck/SUV segments. Last week’s price […]

What Changes are Coming for the 2019 Subaru Forester?

The Subaru Forester, despite the fact it’s always been stylish, has called out to drivers looking for a practical vehicle. Known for its outstanding utilitarian features, its quirky looks won some fans over too.  Now in 2019, the Forester is about to get a facelift – and this is no minor nip-and-tuck. The latest generation […]

Check out What’s New for the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

When the best keeps getting better, you know you’re on to a good thing. Toyota is well aware of that, and it shines through every athletic curve of the 2019 Toyota Corolla. It may have been a tough job to raise the standard set by the car’s predecessor, but Toyota has done it. And they […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/17/2021

Wholesale Prices Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada remained almost flat this past week, however, there was a slight decline in prices similar to the prior week’s performance. This week’s declines in prices were far better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for the overall market, as well as for Car and Truck/SUV segments. Furthermore, this […]

Is the Honda Odyssey the Best Minivan Available?

The Honda Odyssey was THE family vehicle of the 1990s and 2000s but almost overnight, sales dried up and the minivan plunged in popularity. Nothing had gone wrong with the vehicle but its fate was sealed by the appearance of the SUV. Able to offer lots of seating with a more appealing aesthetic, the SUV […]

How Does the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon Perform as a Family Vehicle?

Mercedes have a reputation of being a luxury car manufacturer but that doesn’t mean that they’re not capable of delivering a vehicle that’s practical too. Enter their station wagon, a long-roofed vehicle which is taking on SUVs and crossovers for the mantle of being the most family-friendly car.  Part of their C-Class, this Mercedes-Benz straddles […]

Why the Chevrolet Equinox is a Great Family Vehicle

The Chevrolet Equinox is classed as a compact crossover, with the five available seats but make no mistake, it’s a heavyweight in its class. Now in its third generation, the Equinox has proven to be one of Chevrolet’s top sellers, only being beaten by the Silverado.  In 2018 the Equinox got a complete makeover, with […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Ford EcoSport

Since the Ford EcoSport was first announced on Snapchat, there’s been a noticeable buzz around this car. We reviewed it before it was released onto the market, with a run-through of the features we expected to see.  Now that the car has had some time to settle in, how has it performed? Let’s take an […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/9/2021

WHOLESALE PRICES Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada softened again this past week, however, the decline in prices was much less than what we saw the prior week. This week’s performance marks yet another week of decreases for both segment groups, however, this week’s declines in prices were better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for […]

Is the Toyota Tacoma the Top Mid-Sized Pickup in Canada?

The Toyota Tacoma has been around for years and for many, has become the yardstick by which other pickups are measured, such has been its popularity. Reliable and holding its price well, there’s lots to recommend the Tacoma.  However, in recent years it’s not always had everything its own way with the emergence of rival […]